May 17, 2018

ATTENTION ALL NDE PORTAL USERS:

Please log onto your portal accounts and go to the “My Profile” tab and check to make sure your contact information (especially the email address) is up to date.  It is very important to keep this information updated as the Department of Education uses the email address that is in the users’ Portal account to send vital information.  Thank you!!

 

2017-2018 Parallel Year for Reporting Data to NSSRS and ADVISER

With the school year 2017-2018 being a parallel year for reporting data to NSSRS and ADVISER, we would like to remind our districts of the appropriate Helpdesk to contact for each system to ensure your questions are answered in a timely matter.

For questions regarding NSSRS data, please send in a Helpdesk Request from the NDE Portal or an email to:  nde.helpdesk@nebraska.gov.

For questions regarding ADVISER data, please send an email to:  adviserhelp@nebraskacloud.org.

 

Completers 2017-2018

Reminder to report regular school year completers on or before June 15.  Summer School completers for 2017-2018 school year can be reported in the Fall in the 2017-2018 Follow-up Collection.

 

NSSRS 2017-2018 Year-End Work Days

Contact:  NDE Helpdesk (888-285-0556 or nde.helpdesk@nebraska.gov)

NSSRS workdays have been scheduled for the 2017-18 NSSRS year-end reporting.  Please contact the ESU to register for these workdays.

May 21MondayESU 4AuburnNSSRS
May 22TuesdayESU 5BeatriceNSSRS
May 29TuesdayESU 2FremontNSSRS
May 31ThursdayESU 6MilfordNSSRS
May 31ThursdayESU 8NelighNSSRS
June 1FridayESU 1WakefieldNSSRS
June 4MondayESU 10KearneyNSSRS
June 5TuesdayESU 16OgallalaNSSRS
June 6WednesdayESU 16North PlatteNSSRS
June 7ThursdayESU 15TrentonNSSRS
June 8FridayESU 13ScottsbluffNSSRS
June 11MondayESU 4AuburnNSSRS
June 12TuesdayESU 11HoldregeNSSRS
June 12TuesdayESU 5BeatriceNSSRS
June 13WednesdayESU 9HastingsNSSRS
June 14ThursdayESU 6MilfordNSSRS
June 14ThursdayESU 7ColumbusNSSRS

 

2018-2019 Early Childhood State Continuation GrantsDUE:  July 23

Contact:  Kristine Luebbe (402-471-1860 or kristine.luebbe@nebraska.gov)

The 2018-2019 Early Childhood State Continuation Grant application is open for specified districts for continuation of current grant funds in GMS and is due to NDE by July 23.

 

Prekindergarten Intent to Operate Statement

Contact:  Kristine Luebbe (402-471-1860 or kristine.luebbe@nebraska.gov)

 

Districts or Educational Service units intending to establish a prekindergarten program shall provide the Nebraska Department of Education, Office of Early Childhood written verification as described in Rule 11, 003.01 at least 60 days prior to beginning such program.  Please submit the required verification to Kristine Luebbe: kristine.luebbe@nebraska.gov.

 

New Superintendents – 2018-2019 School Year

Contact:  NDE Helpdesk (888-285-0556 or nde.helpdesk@nebraska.gov)

If your district/system has a new Superintendent for the 2018-2019 School Year, please have them:

  1. Register for an NDE Portal account if they do not already have an account. If they already have an account with another district, this account can follow them to their new position.
  2. If they are needing to create an NDE Portal account, they will use the blue Register link on the left-hand side of the Home Page of the Portal and select their own Login ID & Password.
  3. Once the account has been created or to modify their current account, they will need to contact the NDE Helpdesk to get set up on the Portal as the new District Administrator for your district/system.

The exiting Superintendent/District Administrator will need to:

  1. Remove their access to the collections for the district they are leaving. This is done under the Edit/Remove link to the left of each collection they have access to in their Portal account.
  2. They will also need to remove the District Administrator activation code from their account under the “My Profile” Please contact the NDE Helpdesk if assistance is required for any of these steps.

 

2018-2019 Course Codes & Clearing Endorsements – Now Available

Contact:  NDE Helpdesk (888-285-0556 or nde.helpdesk@nebraska.gov)

The 2018-2019 Course Codes & Clearing Endorsements. Version 9.1.0 – May 9, 2018 is now available on the NSSRS Resources page.

This is an updated document from the 2018-2019 – Version 9.0.0 – April 2018.

 

2016-2017 Special Education Performance Report Review

AUDIT WINDOW:   May 7 – May 21

Contact: Robyn Gonzales (402-471-4341 or robyn.gonzales@nebraska.gov) or Adria Bace (402-471-4312 or adria.bace@nebraska.gov) Part B

Contact Cole Johnson (402-471-4318 or cole.johnson@nebraska.gov) Part C

The 2016-2017 Special Education Performance Reports (Part B and C) is available now for School District and PRT review on the secure NDE Portal under the Data Collections tab on the ILCD 3.0 website.  The audit window provides an opportunity for school districts and PRTs to review their data and see how it compares with the state target.  It also provides a window for correction if an NDE reporting error is discovered.  Please contact Robyn Gonzales or Adria Bace with any questions or concerns for Part B and Cole Johnson for Part C.  The audit window closes on May 21.

 

2018-2019 21st CCLC Continuation GrantOPEN:   May 1 – DUE DATE:  June 15

Contact:  Jan Handa (402-471-0876 or jan.handa@nebraska.gov)

The 2018-2019 21st CCLC Continuation Grant application is open in the GMS and due to NDE June 15

 

2018-2019 21st CCLC First Time OPEN:  May 1 – DUE DATE:  June 15

Contact:  Jan Handa (402-471-0876 or jan.handa@nebraska.gov)

The 2018-2019 21st CCLC First Time Grant application is open in the GMS and due to NDE June 15

 

SPED Discipline Information SystemOPEN:  May 1 – DUE DATE:  June 15

Contact: Robyn Gonzales (402-471-4341 or robyn.gonzales@nebraska.gov)

Public and Special Purpose Schools Only

 

Report of Children with Disabilities Unilaterally Removed to an Interim Alternative Setting, or Suspended or Expelled (Special Education Discipline Report) opened on May 1.  The report is due by June 15, and must be submitted by all public and state operated schools.  It is collected on the NDE Portal under the Data Collection tab.  Directions as well as a template for using the upload option have been posted on the site.

 

Consolidated Data Collection (CDC) collectionsOPEN:  May 1 – DUE DATE:  June 15

Annual Participation Report

Title I Part A School-wide Projects and/or Targeted Assistance Schools; Title I Part A Funded Staff; Neglected/Delinquent; Homeless – Unaccompanied.

Collection completed by Public – DUE June 15

For more information, contact Beth Wooster – beth.wooster@nebraska.gov (402) 471-2452 or

Diane Stuehmer – diane.stuehmer@nebraska.gov (402) 471-1740

 

Days In Session/Instructional Program Hours

Days in session by grade.

Instructional program Hours –KG, Elem & Sec. Also included in this collection are Pre-K instructional hours for public district/system operated early childhood education programs by attendance site.

Collection completed by Public, Nonpublic, Special Purpose Schools – DUE June 15

For more information on Days In Session, contact Bryce Wilson – bryce.wilson@nebraska.gov (402) 471-3570

For information on Pre-Kindergarten, Tammi Hicken – tammi.hicken@nebraska.gov (402) 471-3184

For information on Instructional Program Hours, Kim Snyder – kim.snyder@nebraska.gov (402) 471-4351

 

ESU/District/System/School Information Report

Collects demographic data for ESUs, Districts, Systems and Schools for the next school year.

Collection completed by Public, Nonpublic, Special Purpose Schools, ESU and Interim – DUE June 15

For more information, contact Ginny Carter – ginny.carter@nebraska.gov (402) 471-2369

 

Nebraska Education Profile (NEP) Information

Collects district and school information and Improvement Goals and Graduation Requirements.

Collection completed by Public – DUE June 15

Please review carefully has this collections has had some changes this year.

For more information, NDE Helpdesk – nde.helpdesk@nebraska.gov 888-285-0556

 

Nonpublic High School Completer Report

The Nonpublic Completer Report is for each nonpublic system that has the potential of serving students in grade 12.

Collection completed by Nonpublic – DUE June 15

For more information, contact NDE Helpdesk – nde.helpdesk@nebraska.gov 888-285-0556

 

Pupil Transportation Report

Transportation/Bus Information.

Collection completed by Public, Nonpublic, Special Purpose Schools, ESU – DUE June 15

For more information, contact Janice Eret – Janice.eret@nebraska.gov (402) 471-2248

 

Report of Suspensions/Expulsions

Suspension/Expulsions (Including Firearm Expulsions).

Collection completed by Public, Nonpublic, Special Purpose Schools – DUE June 15

For more information, contact NDE Helpdesk – nde.helpdesk@nebraska.gov 888-285-0556

 

Substitute Teachers

Collects all substitute teachers by name, their NDE Staff ID, and the number of days taught.

Collection completed by Public, Nonpublic, Special Purpose Schools, ESU and Interim – DUE June 15

For more information, contact NDE Helpdesk – nde.helpdesk@nebraska.gov 888-285-0556

 

2018-2019 SPED Planning Region Team (PRT) GrantDUE DATE:  August 1

Contact:  Cole Johnson (402-471-4318 or cole.johnson@nebraska.gov)

The 2018-2019 SPED Planning Region Team (PRT) Grant application is open in the GMS and due to NDE August 1

 

ADVISER District Meeting

Contact:  Ginny Carter (402-471-2369 or ginny.carter@nebraska.gov)

The May 16 ADVISER District meeting agenda has been posted to the ADVISER google site under the meetings tab.  Next meeting will in the Fall.